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Pair of shoes

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Brown leather shoe with closely covered design of scrolls, scales, etc., embroidered with gold thread (orange silk wound with silver gilt). The pointed toe ends in a long thong which turns back over the shoe. Lined with red leather, and green and violet velvet embroidered with gold thread.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on June 14, 1925

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian,

Object Place

India

Dimensions

7 x 8.1 x 26 cm (2 3/4 x 3 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.194a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather with gilt metal embroidery and silk velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes